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I'm Ely (also known as Elysium), a mildly prolific character builder in Skyrim, cringer at Fallout 4, and Paint masterpiece artiste. A former Skyrim Character Building Group host, feel free to message or comment me about build ideas, WIPs, and other cool things.
Also, Khajiit rule all.
The Moonchild - A stealthy shieldmage hides himself in the Twin Moons and their powers of invisibility to barrel and strike down enemies without any more than a turn of their head.
The Wind of Khenarthi - A lost soul and ranger looking for redemption in service to Skyrim and her people, the Acolyte of Khenarthi is a ranger of the winds, commanding the power of the Lady of the Sky.
The Red Wizard - A powerful pure mage who uses Apocalypse Spell Pack to manipulate the life forces of those around her, while bringing together some of the flavour of the cunning Red Wizards of Thay.
The Hand of Almalexia - A unique crusader build that takes advantage of some little known tricks with cloaks to create a DOT badass, along with some ancient Dunmeri patronage.
The Shadow Legion - A build focusing on creating a unit of elite Imperial battlemages and witchhunters, disciplined, determined, and ruthless to exact the punishment on all who covert with Daedra.
The Last Sorcerer Queen - The last hope of the struggling Ayleids, the Queen is a powerful spellsword searching for political allies in Skyrim to bring rise to the New Ayleid Empire.
The Mane of Elsweyr - The religious and political ruler of Elsweyr, the Mane wields the limitless magicka as he dances with scimitar and spell, while enjoying the life of a free leader in Skyrim.
Divayth Fyr - The Elf, the Myth, the Legend. The original Divayth Fyr, master of everything, returns, an ancient scholar struggling to come to terms with the fall of the civilization he watched rise.
The Werelion - A brutal, heartless devotee of Namiira, the Khajiiti goddess of the Void and decay, the Werelion seeks the destruction and end of everything at the end of his wicked Ebony Blade.
The Snow Prince - An ancient Falmer Prince returns from the grave to take vengeance on the Nords who butchered his people like elk, the Snow Prince is a worshipper of Auriel and an alchemical battlemage
The Knight of the Imperial Dragon - A simple Imperial soldier who finds herself deep into the darkest arts, she tries to put the evil powers she finds to good use in the name of Akatosh and the Eight.
Shamans of Skyrim - A triple build of different shamans (Skaal, Forsworn, Orsimar) who each try to do well by their god as they support their followers through healing and head-bashing.
The Vengeance of House Hlaalu - Poor House Hlaalu is thought extinct. A former master in the House takes revenge on Redoran as he slinks to become a thieving assassin and vampire to fulfill his goals.
The Squib - A mage with no innate magical talent, this apprentice focuses his efforts to Alchemy and Enchanting to become a noted staff-master and hero in his own right.
Azra Nightwielder - A legendary mage and one of the few last Shadow Mages, Azra periodically loses his memory, but once he regains it, this stoic hero faces the truly horrific fate all heroes finally face.
The Order of the Lily - Dibella's warriors wield Illusion magic and the words of the Thu'um to create beautiful and deadly songs, but this Knight wonders if not everyone's view of beauty ought be protected.
The Fang of the Dominion - A dangerous agent of the Thalmor, this Khajiit takes great pride in serving the Dominion, until he is forced to face the reality that there is a difference between serving and being used.
The Incarnate - The original Nerevarine returns, the champion of all Dunmer, the Protector of Morrowind, as a desolate battlemage who sees all before him as dust and all behind him as ash.
This is meant to be an introduction to how Shadow Magic fits into the TES world and how it can be applied in combat and as a roleplaying device. While this is based on lore, Shadow Magic is somewhat vague and I filled in a lot of gaps myself. I'm also an author before I'm an RPer and feel I explain myself better in a story. In the next few days, I'll post the Character Build in the…